Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesia
Texas Children’s Hospital
Michael T. Pickett APRN, CPNP is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) with 20 years of clinical experience in pediatrics and has a genuine passion for innovation and staff-led solutions. In particular, Michael has an interest in product design, development and implementation into clinical practice. Michael currently has several Wearable Task Trainer proof of concepts in development for medical simulation and is collaborating with a leading simulation manufacturer to bring these innovative designs to the clinical setting.
In May 2016, Michael helped initiate and became the founding chair of the Innovative Solutions Nursing Council (ISC), a new shared governance council at TCH. The ISC mission is to build an innovative ecosystem within TCH by developing collaborative relationships within the hospital, with leading manufacturers and with other innovators outside the TCH network to solve identified clinical needs. A cornerstone to the council’s success is connecting to end users within TCH by supporting staff-led solutions from a ground-up approach to innovation.
Michael transitioned to an ISC mentorship role in October 2018 and January 2019 joined the TCH Global HOPE Nursing Advisory Council (NAC) as the nursing innovation expect. The NAC goal is to provide nursing expertise in the development of excellent nursing practice in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (PHO) Centers of Excellence (COE) in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Michael currently works in Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesia since 2016. Previously he worked in the TCH Emergency Department for 12 years and prior to that he worked in a private pediatric practice for 3 years as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Duke University – Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program
Master of Science in Nursing - 2000
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - 1997
Wednesday, May 22
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM